July 2014

Thu
03
Tableside Tastings
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Tableside Tastings
Thursday, July 3rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Free to Taste!

Join Tom, our Wine Buyer, for a taste of his favorite summer wines. They will be different each week, so sign up for all 5 weeks to get a tour of our collection! If you decide to buy any bottle of wine to enjoy on our patio, we will cork it, set your table with a wine chiller, provide wine glasses and bring you a complimentary cheese plate. We will also have live music, provided by Raleigh's well known artist - Dulcimer Dan. Learn more about him at www.dulcimerdan.com.

*Walk up guests are welcome, however, to ensure that we have a table available please sign up by calling Customer Service 919.828.5805. If there is inclement weather, guests are welcome to sit in the cafe instead of on the patio.

Thu
10
Tableside Tastings
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Tableside Tastings
Thursday, July 10th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Free to Taste!

Join Tom, our Wine Buyer, for a taste of his favorite summer wines. They will be different each week, so sign up for all 5 weeks to get a tour of our collection! If you decide to buy any bottle of wine to enjoy on our patio, we will cork it, set your table with a wine chiller, provide wine glasses and bring you a complimentary cheese plate. We will also have live music, provided by Raleigh's well known artist - Dulcimer Dan. Learn more about him at www.dulcimerdan.com.

*Walk up guests are welcome, however, to ensure that we have a table available please sign up by calling Customer Service 919.828.5805. If there is inclement weather, guests are welcome to sit in the cafe instead of on the patio.

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Traveling With Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Traveling With Food
Thursday, July 10th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Are we there yet?! Road trips are a quintessential part of summer... And so is the snacking that goes along with it! Join us to chat about how to prepare and pack tasty, healthy nibbles for traveling in the car. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Wed
16
Salsa Party
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ 3540 Wade Avenue
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Salsa Party
Wednesday, July 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3540 Wade Avenue, Free, Pre-Register at Customer Service

Join us for a Salsa Party! We’ll be trying new varieties of homemade salsas and dippers! We’ll have savory, sweet, traditional, and unique salsas for you to try and discover. This will be an informal setting with lots of tasting, dipping, and even a little salsa music and dancing! Participants will leave with recipes and salsa inspiration.

Thu
17
Tableside Tastings
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Tableside Tastings
Thursday, July 17th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Free to Taste!

Join Tom, our Wine Buyer, for a taste of his favorite summer wines. They will be different each week, so sign up for all 5 weeks to get a tour of our collection! If you decide to buy any bottle of wine to enjoy on our patio, we will cork it, set your table with a wine chiller, provide wine glasses and bring you a complimentary cheese plate. We will also have live music, provided by Raleigh's well known artist - Dulcimer Dan. Learn more about him at www.dulcimerdan.com.

*Walk up guests are welcome, however, to ensure that we have a table available please sign up by calling Customer Service 919.828.5805. If there is inclement weather, guests are welcome to sit in the cafe instead of on the patio.

Thu
24
Tableside Tastings
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Tableside Tastings
Thursday, July 24th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Free to Taste!

Join Tom, our Wine Buyer, for a taste of his favorite summer wines. They will be different each week, so sign up for all 5 weeks to get a tour of our collection! If you decide to buy any bottle of wine to enjoy on our patio, we will cork it, set your table with a wine chiller, provide wine glasses and bring you a complimentary cheese plate. We will also have live music, provided by Raleigh's well known artist - Dulcimer Dan. Learn more about him at www.dulcimerdan.com.

*Walk up guests are welcome, however, to ensure that we have a table available please sign up by calling Customer Service 919.828.5805. If there is inclement weather, guests are welcome to sit in the cafe instead of on the patio.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Outdoor Celebrating
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Outdoor Celebrating
Thursday, July 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It may be really hot, but summertime is the best time of year to host celebrations out of doors. Join us to chat about throwing backyard parties, parkside picnics and porch happy hours that will make everyone happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
25
Kid's Store Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ 3540 Wade Avenue
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Kid's Store Tour
Friday, July 25th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
3540 Wade Avenue, Free, Pre-Register at Customer Service

Does your child enjoy exploring and trying new things? Bring them by Whole Foods Market today and join our Healthy Eating Specialist for a Kid’s Store Tour. We’ll try new fruits and vegetables, grind our own almond butter, and visit the various departments to learn more about their local grocery store. Appropriate for ages 5 and up.

Wed
30
Greens & the Greenway
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ 3540 Wade Avenue
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Greens & the Greenway
Wednesday, July 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3540 Wade Avenue, Free, Pre-Register at Customer Service

Healthy eating and exercise goes hand-in-hand! Let’s take advantage of this beautiful weather and get moving! We’ll meet at customer service at 6:00pm and head out toward the Greenway. We’ll take a ½ hour walk and spend the second half of class enjoying some salad greens prepared by your Healthy Eating Specialist!

Thu
31
Tableside Tastings
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Raleigh
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Tableside Tastings
Thursday, July 31st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Raleigh, Free to Taste!

Join Tom, our Wine Buyer, for a taste of his favorite summer wines. They will be different each week, so sign up for all 5 weeks to get a tour of our collection! If you decide to buy any bottle of wine to enjoy on our patio, we will cork it, set your table with a wine chiller, provide wine glasses and bring you a complimentary cheese plate. We will also have live music, provided by Raleigh's well known artist - Dulcimer Dan. Learn more about him at www.dulcimerdan.com.

*Walk up guests are welcome, however, to ensure that we have a table available please sign up by calling Customer Service 919.828.5805. If there is inclement weather, guests are welcome to sit in the cafe instead of on the patio.

Events At Nearby Stores

Kids' Summer Cooking Camp!
Sunday, July 13th
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, $5/kid, per class

It's Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill's Cooking Series - Designed for aspiring foodies! Kids will work with our expert staff and experience an array of foods from around the world through hands-on learning. Recommended for ages 4-10. Cost is $5/kid, per class with all proceeds going to the Whole Kids Foundation. Each class has it's own theme/topic and must be registered for separately by calling (919) 968-1983 or visiting our customer service desk. 

Class Schedule:

June 15, 2:30pm: Cookie Decorating for Dad!
Learn tips from our bakery team's cake decorators on how to use frosting and candy to decorate your own 10" cookie! You can share it with your Dad as a Father's Day gift that he will love (but if you don't, we wont tell).

June 22: Making Breakfast
They say it's the most important meal of the day and our Culinary Chef and Demo Specialist Dominique is going to show you why! At this class you'll learn how to make a delicious and nutritious breakfast that will start your day off just right!

June 29: Kids’ Sushi-Making Class with Genji Sushi
There's no one better to show you how to make a sushi roll than our own masters, the Genji Sushi chefs! Join them as well as seafood expert Mike for an explorations of all things sushi, complete with hands-on rolling.

July 13: Makin’ Tacos with Prepared Foods
They're delicious, they're crunchy and they're pretty stinkin' good for you too! Chef Jeff is going to show you how easy it is to make tacos out of ingredients you probably already have at home. 

July 20: “Dips Ahoy!” Dip-Making Class with Jennifer Lewis (Health Starts Here)
Plain hummus and guac are nice but there are so many more great dips out there. At this class you'll make three different dips (pizza dip, healthy ranch and cookie dough dip), sample them with veggies and fruit and have some to take home as well. 

July 27: “Nice To Meat You!” with the Meat Department
Join our amazing butchers for this hands-on class and experience new flavors and techniques for making one of the world’s most loved foods – meatballs! 

August 3: Raw Dessert Treats with Jennifer Lewis (Health Starts Here)
The raw food movement is sweeping the nation. This no-cooking class will give you some hands-on experience making all raw sweet treats.  We will be making stuffed dates, raw shortbread cookie sandwiches and power snack bars.  

August 10: Kids Cheese-Tasting Class with a Real Cheesemonger!
Calling all aspiring cheese snobs! Our Cheesemonger Tyler will lead kids in an exploration of all things cheese, including food pairings and special samplings for the adventurous.

It's Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill's Cooking Series - Designed for aspiring foodies!

Tuesday-U
Tuesday, July 15th
12:00 AM
Cooking North Raleigh, Free

Tuesday-U is in session! Tuesdays are all about Food Education and FUN! Join us for free classes & demonstrations every Tuesday! Featured experts from the store and community will cover a range of topics from simple cooking techniques to featured flavors to special deits and everything in between. Check out our store calendar for weekly topics and times!

Tuesday-U is in session! Tuesdays are all about Food Education and FUN! Join us for free classes & demonstrations every Tuesday!

Thursday Tasting Tours
Thursday, July 17th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Throughout the Store, Free

Join us for Thursday Tasting Tours! Every Thursday, you can tour the store with your tastebuds, tasting delicious offerings from every department. You can get some new recipes and ideas while sampling something fresh, seasonal or on sale! If that's not incentive enough for you, how about winning your groceries for FREE?!** During our Thursday Tasting Tour, you can grab a numbered token at the door! When you check out, give it to the cashier, and if you have the pre-chosen winning number, everything in your cart (up to $100!) is FREE!**  Check out our store calendar for weekly tour topics!

**complete details and rules available in the store!

Join us for Thursday Tasting Tours! Every Thursday, you can tour the store with your tastebuds, tasting delicious offerings from every department.